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Houston Wedding Photographer | Half a Rice Studios – Houston Wedding Vendors It is excited when you are engaged. And it is also overwhelming at the same time. So what to do next? Here are a few advices I have for the future brides to pick out their wedding vendors, the ones they will spend […]

May 19, 2020

How to choose your wedding vendors in Houston, TX

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Houston Wedding Photographer | Half a Rice Studios – Wedding at The Springs Venue, Katy, TX Violeta and Kenny met me at a Starbucks in a spring afternoon. Right of the bat, Violeta impressed me with the way she dressed. She was really pretty! When I talked to them and got to know them more, […]

May 4, 2020

Kenny & Violeta | Wedding at The Springs, Katy TX

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Houston Weddings – Half a Rice Studios – Wedding at Willow Creek Ranch, San Diego, CA I knew Nick since kinder garten in Vietnam. We were in the same neighborhood, went to the same elementary, middle school then high school. Yes, we knew each other very well! On the other hand, I have known Ashley […]

April 30, 2020

Ashley + Nick | Willow Creek Ranch

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How they met: David and Amanda were a beautiful couple and the way that they meet sounded like God’s plan. According to David, when he met Amanda, there were a several signs: He met her on the 5th anniversary of his Dad’s passing away, their first dinner was on the night that David’s nephew, Bradley,’s birthday… […]

July 11, 2019

Amanda + David|Wedding at The Crystal Ballroom

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Houston Wedding Photographer – Half a Rice Studios | Messina Hof Wedding To begin the story, Jana and Matt met when they were both in school and working at their part-time job. Jana told me “Our first interaction was bickering about who did more school work over the previous weekend (I won!). The next weekend […]

July 11, 2019

Jana & Matt | Wedding at Messina Hof Winery

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Houston Wedding Photographer – Half a Rice Studios | Galveston Engagement Session Quynh is a college friend of mine. And through Quynh, I got to know Anson, the sweetest guy. We had a fun day at the beach capturing their love and passion for one another. Contact us for inquiry here. Learn more about Galveston […]

July 11, 2019

Quynh & Anson | Galveston Engagement Session

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How they met: The story of Hien and Antoine began in winter of 2009 when Hien’s sister, Ngan, asked Hien to go to NYC with her and some friends. Hien, at the time, had never been to NYC so she said “Yes!” Little did she know, Antoine tagged along his brother, Bao – Ngan’s friend, […]

July 10, 2019

Hien & Antoine | Wedding at Kim Son, Houston TX

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Bridal session is a great opportunity for couples to have more pictures taken with the wedding dress, which the bride spends weeks or even months to find. On the wedding day, things are usually hectic and a 2 hour session with your wedding dress is something very luxury. That was why Hien and Antoine had […]

July 10, 2019

Hien & Antoine | Bridal Session at Chateau Cocomar, Houston TX

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How they met: Alan and Hannah started as friends. Roommates actually. When Alan first met Hannah, she was still dating a good friend of Alan. Since they were roommates, they got to know one another and became really good friends. Then Hannah broke up with the said friend. Alan was out of town at the […]

July 10, 2019

Hannah & Alan | Backyard Wedding in Tomball, TX

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Madeline and Kenny were so sweet to one another. Their beautiful smiles were contagious!

July 10, 2019

Madeline & Kenny | Engagement Session at Herman Park, Houston TX

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I am Jill Goehring – owner and lead photographer of Half a Rice Studios. I started my photography business purely with my passion for photography. A friend of mine asked me to do his wedding when I was in college and I fell in love. I love the emotions, the laughter, the tears, the chemistry between people in weddings. 

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